Nick Martin is an associate editor at TPM in New York City. He came to the site in 2011 as a reporter for TPMMuckraker. Previously, he worked in Arizona, first as a staff reporter for a local newspaper and later as a freelance journalist. He also ran the news blog Heat City. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Real estate mogul Donald Trump let loose on Twitter with a series of doomsday predictions following news that a pair of Americans who had contracted the Ebola virus would be brought to the U.S. for treatment.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said on Friday he can't remember receiving a text message from one of his staffers about key testimony in the BridgeGate scandal.
The staffer, Regina Egea, told state lawmakers last month that she sent Christie a text message in November regarding testimony being given by one of the people the governor appointed to the agency that oversees the George Washington Bridge.
A short time after Arizona inmate Joseph R. Wood III was executed on Wednesday in what reportedly was a gruesome two-hour ordeal, the state attorney general's office there sent out an email announcing the death.
There was a problem with the announcement, though: It had Wood's name wrong.
Two former Republican Utah attorneys general have reportedly just been arrested in a major corruption investigation. We're adding the very rich details as we get them, including apparently the tangential involvement of "Law & Order" star Vincent D'Onofrio.